Aleksej Nikolić

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Aleksej Nikolić
Aleksej Nikolić 7 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 20180209.jpg
Nikolić playing with Bamberg in 2018
No. 77 – Partizan NIS Belgrade
Position Point guard
League ABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1995-02-21) February 21, 1995 (age 23)
Postojna, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2017 / Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present
Career history
2011–2015 Spars Sarajevo
2015–2018 Brose Bamberg
2015–2017Baunach Young Pikes
2018–present Partizan NIS

Aleksej Nikolić (born February 21, 1995) is a Slovenian professional basketball player who plays for Partizan of the Basketball League of Serbia. He is a 1.91 m tall point guard.

Professional career[edit]

In November 2011 he joined OKK Spars, and previously played for Zlatorog Laško and Postojna.

On February 25, 2013, he signed a four-year contact with OKK Spars.[1]

After rumors in early June, Nikolic had signed officially on July 7, 2015 with German champions Brose Bamberg for four years. He also plays their for farm team Bike-Café Messingschlager Baunach in the second-tier ProA league.[2] He was an early entry candidate for the 2016 NBA draft, but later removed his name from the list.[3]

On July 10, 2018, he signed a three-year contact with Partizan.[4]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Nikolić played for Slovenia U-16, U-18 and U-20 national team.[5]

As a member of the senior men's Slovenian national basketball team, Nikolić competed at the FIBA World Cup 2014. He played three games, including the one against the USA.

Personal[edit]

Nikolic is of Serb origin.[6][7] Aleksej in the son of David (originally from Leskovac)[8] and Jana Nikolić. His father was a basketball player, played for Postojna, and was an assistant coach of Slovenian senior national team from 2004 to 2006. Currently he owns Gostilna Čuk. His brother Mitja is also a pro basketball player, currently playing for Union Olimpija.

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